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July 14, 2016

Shorties (An Interview with Helen DeWitt, A List of the Best Post-Punk Albums, and more)

Vulture profiled author Helen DeWitt.

Paste listed the best post-punk albums.

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eBooks on sale for $1.99 today:

Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
The Eternal Wonder by Pearl S. Buck
Hocus Pocus by Kurt Vonnegut
The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories by Ken Liu
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut

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A History of the Future by James Kunstler
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Guernica interviewed author Jade Sharma.

Essential albums from Stones Throw Records.

Electric Literature interviewed author Chelsea Martin.

NPR Music is streaming The Amazing's new album Ambulance.

The Fader interviewed author Marlon James.

Stream a new LVL UP song.

Electric Literature interviewed author Brad Watson.

Littler covered the Muffs' "Big Mouth."

The Guardian listed the best books about the Iraq war.

NPR Music is streaming Elysia Crampton's new album Elysia Crampton Presents: Demon City.

The Paris Review launched a new series by cartoonist Vanessa Davis.

The Bad Plus covered Prince's "The Beautiful Ones."

Literary Hub interviewed author Ben Lerner.

Stream a new song by Itasca.

The Independent recommended new literary crime fiction.

Turntable Kitchen listed the best cover songs of all time.

Bookworm interviewed author Geoff Dyer.

Stream a new Nedelle Torrisi song.

Miami Herald book critic Connie Ogle discussed summer reading with WLRN.

Beach Slang covered the Replacements' "Can't hardly Wait" with Craig Finn.

Stream a new song by the band.

Ebook on sale for $1.99 today: Heidi Durrow's novel The Girl Who Fell from the Sky.

Stream a new song by Flock of Dimes (side project of Wye Oak's Jenn Wasner).

LitReactor interviewed author Donald Ray Pollock.

Stream a new PJ Harvey song.

Electric Literature profiled five women writers with an exceptional sense of place.

American Songwriter examined the musical heritage of Memphis.

The Millions previewed the best nonfiction from the second half of 2016.

Noisey interviewed musician Steve Gunn.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn shared the year's best fiction (so far).

also at Largehearted Boy:

previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)

Atomic Books Comics Preview (the week's best new comics and graphic novels)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week (recommended new books, magazines, and comics)
musician/author interviews
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
Short Cuts (writers pair a song with their short story or essay)
weekly music release lists
WORD Bookstores Books of the Week (recommended new books)
weekly music release lists

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